The University of Texas at Austin had to make a major apology to its graduates after accidentally producing commencement materials listing its School of Public Affairs as a School of “Pubic” Affairs. Because they felt really bad about it, the school issued an apology via Twitter, noting, “Our deepest apologies to our 2012 graduates for the egregious typo in our program. We are working to distribute corrected programs.” In the meantime, let’s have fun imagining what the School of Pubic Affairs might cover. Sex scandals? STDs? Weird-looking penises? Let’s hope so! [Yahoo]
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Um. Sold. And they only cost $60. I need a Hugvie, the vibrating communication pillow. You just put your cell phone in a pouch in its minimalist human form, cuddle it, and it vibrates to the rhythm of the voice of the person you’re talking to. “The two vibrators produce a throbbing sound like a heartbeat. That pulse can get faster or stronger, depending on the volume and tone of the caller’s voice,” said inventor Hiroshi Ishiguro. Sounds exciting. This may be the thing that gets me to start talking on the phone again. [LA Weekly]
You never know where you’ll meet the love of your life. Duaveed Hakhainhaguadole (say that five times fast!) met his beloved Clara at the Bad Behavior sex shop in Los Angeles. She’s a mannequin there. Duaveed says he loves everything about Clara — she doesn’t argue, scream or complain. Oh, and how do they have sex you ask? He bought a replica of her “lady garden,” which he fills with gun oil, and uh, uses. Duaveed laments that he wishes there were something between his wife’s legs. But hey, we all make sacrifices for love. An ordained minister married the couple in a beautiful ceremony at a different sex shop. And now that he’s hitched, Duaveed will get bump in his monthly disability check. You can’t argue with true love. [WOW]
This chef’s got balls.
Mao Sugiyama, a self-described “asexual” from Tokyo, cooked up, seasoned and served his own genitalia to five diners at a swanky banquet in Japan last month,Calorie Lab reported.
In most cases, “asexual” is a word used to describe a person who is non-sexual. Sugiyama, however, embraces it as a way to show that he does not affiliate with either gender.
Sugiyama sparked a firestorm of interest on April 8 with one tweet:
“[Please retweet] I am offering my male genitals (full penis, testes, scrotum) as a meal for 100,000 yen …Will prepare and cook as the buyer requests, at his chosen location.”
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“The girls that really base how much they’re worth on the sexual favors that they can do for somebody, that makes me really sad. Because sex is actually really beautiful … It’s like the only way we create, and it’s the only way the world keeps going … So it’s ignorant not to talk to your kids about it or not make it seem as magical or cool as it actually is. Kids have a TV, so they know what sex is. So educate them and let them know … it’s a beautiful thing, and it is magic, and it’s when you connect with somebody. And it isn’t how much you’re worth. Your worth isn’t based on that, your worth is based on how you feel about yourself.”
– Miley Cyrus shares her sexual views on Amanda De Cadenet’s Lifetime show, “The Conversation.” What a great title they gave her, by the way — “Teen Queen & Soul Searcher.” I think it’s fair to say that Liam Hemsworth is giving it to her good. Or she’s been meditating a whole lot. Next stop: Tantra! Miley talks about other stuff with Amanda in the “universal language of women.” Like transformation, “generational sin,” self-growth and other deep stuff. It’s actually very interesting. You can watch the full episode here. [The Mirror UK]